Our Students Tell It Like It Is.

Learn more about life as an Online MBA student at Ross from our students. Read about their personal experiences, how they connect with each other, and what it means to balance work, family, and friends — all while earning an MBA.

The Online MBA Experience

In this series, Online MBA students describe their Michigan Ross experience, including the most valuable aspects of the program. Hear how they've successfully achieved work-life balance while receiving a well rounded education, and how they have grown both professionally and personally.

Get a Personal Perspective

Read individual stories about students' career paths, reasons for choosing Ross, and advice for anyone considering applying.

Student Profile
Online MBA

Uplifting the Community and Family Through Business

By the time Jeff Shafer enrolled at Michigan Ross, his professional and academic journeys were well under way. Jeff had spent nearly six years as a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) associate, and had...
Student Profile
Online MBA

Building a Bridge between Compassionate Care and Critical Thinking

Growing up, Erin Velez was always interested in healthcare and medicine. After majoring in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale, Erin received her Master of Science in Public Health at the...
Student Profile
Online MBA

Finding a True Community Online

Ramen Tieu didn't apply to the inaugural class of the Michigan Ross Online MBA because he had extra time on his hands. As a new father, a husband, and a manager of twenty-five employees at a smart...

Hear What Students Say 

Tune into our student-run Working for the Weekend podcast to hear current part-time MBA students at Michigan Ross talk about everything from recruiting to mental health to student debt. 

Read Student Voices 

Written in their own words, these Student Voices articles give you an opportunity to learn more about the program from multiple perspectives.

STUDENT VOICES

Connect with a Student

Get to know our Online MBA student ambassadors — they're ready to share their stories and answer any questions you may have about the program. 

David Jablonski
Student ambassador
Class of 2022
After graduating from Missouri S&T with dual degrees in Engineering Management and Economics, I raised my right hand and joined the Air Force as an...
Sritheja Gulukota
Student ambassador
Class of 2022
Prior to Ross, I’ve focused my career on digitally transforming healthcare enterprises. I’ve worked in consulting for the first 5 years of my career but I...
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